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". . . if one is searching records . . . to ascertain how many males there are, one simply 'subtracts' the word male from the word male or female, as the case may be, on each record. Males minus male gives a zero result, whereas female minus male is not zero (whatever else it is!)." [PAYNE LC, BROWN PTS: An Introduction to Medical Automation, 2nd ed. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company, 1975, p. 127]
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Scene in Print: Kate Millett, Achtung!. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-2-288_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(2):288.
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